What you can and can’t shoot is a hot topic in the UK, and the issue is never too far away from making headlines. Last year some amateurs staged a protest outside a shopping centre in Hull after a photographer fell foul of security guards, and no less a mover-and-shaker than The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger recently got told to stop using a tripod on Hampstead Heath.
Lightroom has many tricks up its sleeve and power secrets, one of the handiest being how it uses the Alt key (option on a Mac). Whether you are working with exposure, sharpening or reduction, you will find it a really useful addition to your arsenal of Lightroom weapons – and how hard is it to [...]
Focussing needs thought. You can tell the serious photographer from the snapper by the amount of thought they give to this process, even with the highly sophisticated autofocus systems now found on modern cameras.
The risk of using software to sharpen if you don’t know what you are doing is that you can ‘solve’ one problem, but can create a much bigger one – over-sharpening your images.